Category Archives: Thailand

Final thoughts on our third visit to Thailand

Our last three weeks were spent in Thailand.  We did things a bit differently.  We were in no hurry to sightsee.  We didn’t visit the big Buddha on Phuket, we didn’t go to the national park on Koh Lanta, we … Continue reading

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Christmas in Bangkok

Christmas isn’t a big deal in Thailand, where the vast majority of the population is Buddhist.  That said, Thai’s do like a good party and Christmas is a good excuse for some crazy decorations, especially at malls and hotels.  Here … Continue reading

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Chilling in Thailand

Yeah, so, things have been quiet around here, haven’t they?  We are SO busy in Thailand that there just hasn’t been any time to update the blog. You know, we spend hours and hours each day lounging by our hotel … Continue reading

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Final thoughts on Thailand — Visit 2

So, we hadn’t really intended to re-visit Thailand.  But we really were not happy in Malaysia and decided to have some quality beach time in Thailand before heading to Singapore.  And, our second trip to Thailand turned out to be … Continue reading

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A few quiet days in Ao Nang

So we have made our way to Ao Nang, which is near the town of Krabi in Thailand. As with most travel days, getting here was an adventure.  We were picked up at our hotel by what counts as a … Continue reading

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Off season on Koh Lipe

We “escaped” Malaysia and made our way to Koh Lipe, which is a small Thai island that is actually closer to Malaysia than to Thailand. Koh Lipe is surrounded by uninhabited islands that make up the Tarutao National Marine Park … Continue reading

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Goodbye Chiang Rai, Hello Burma

Just a quick note to let everyone know that we head for Burma today where, rumor is, the Internet is sketchy to say the least.  We may not be able to post until we arrive in Cambodia in late February.  … Continue reading

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